October 18: International Necktie Day. Alaska Day. Birthday of Martina Navratilova and my darling Lotte Lenya (featured).

Lotte Lenya London, ca. 1934 (photo: Simon, Kurt Weill Foundation for Music).

Lotte Lenya took a break while working on “Mack the Knife” with Louis Armstrong, 1956, by Aram Avakian

Lotte Lenya took a break while working on “Mack the Knife” with Louis Armstrong, by Aram Avakian

Lotte Lenya 1928

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Lotte Lenya _ Pirate Jenny

Lotte Lenya _ Pirate Jenny

Lotte lenya - Weill:Die dreigroschenoper (Vinyl)

Lotte lenya - Weill:Die dreigroschenoper (Vinyl)

Lotte Lenya-Mackie Messer-1

Die Moritat von Mackie Messer / Mack the Knife

Mack the Knife Sung by Lotte Lenya. Mack the Knife - "Die Moritat von Mackie Messer", is a song composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Bertolt

Original version of Lotte Lenya singing Seeräuber Jenny in The Threepenny Opera

Lotte Lenya Singing Seeräuber Jenny (Pirate Jenny) Lotte Lenya singing "Seeräuber Jenny" in the original 1931 film Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera).

Lotte Lenya by Lotte Jacobi, 1930

Lotte Jacobi Lotte Lenya, Berlin 1928 “By now we are used to the rubble, which they clear up religiously and indefatigably.

Lotte Lenya.jpg

Lotte Lenya.jpg

http://vaimusic.com/VIDEO/DVD_4319_Lenya_May.htm  Lotte Lenya sings "Surabaya Johhny" from Happy End (Brecht/Weill) (1958)  From: VAI DVD 4319 Theater Songs of Brecht & Weill  Starring Lotte Lenya and Gisela May  Lotte Lenya and Gisela May were the two most prominent interpreters of Brecht and Weill in the last century. Here, from 1958, is Lenya...

http://vaimusic.com/VIDEO/DVD_4319_Lenya_May.htm Lotte Lenya sings "Surabaya Johhny" from Happy End (Brecht/Weill) (1958) From: VAI DVD 4319 Theater Songs of Brecht & Weill Starring Lotte Lenya and Gisela May Lotte Lenya and Gisela May were the two most prominent interpreters of Brecht and Weill in the last century. Here, from 1958, is Lenya...

Lotte Lenya - The Seven Deadly Sins (Kurt Weill). 1956/57. Alabama Song.

Lotte Lenya - The Seven Deadly Sins (Kurt Weill). Go to Praguedive Playlists to see the entire thing parts).

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